ALUM OF THE MONTH JACOB THOMASDecember 1, 2016
Name: Jacob Thomas
Title and Company: Jacob E. Thomas Owner, JET Produce and Meats, LLC
Hometown: Leavenworth, Kansas
Major and Graduation Date: December 2013 with two bachelors degrees, one in Horticulture and the other in Animal Science
Major Job/Position Responsibilities: Complete management of a working vegetable and livestock farm. Crop planning, planting, harvest, field maintenance, marketing/sales, livestock care, accounting, product inventory management (especially for meat), website development/maintenance, and much more.
What you like most about your job/position: Each day is different and presents new and unique challenges to overcome.
What advice would you give to current students: Take classes outside of your major curriculum. You never know what job opportunities will present themselves once you leave college.